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Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville joins nationwide screening of ‘1984’

By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

Phoenixville man’s laptop battery explodes, causing fire damage

PHOENIXVILLE >> A Phoenixville man is thankful to still have his home after he says the battery inside his laptop exploded, causing a fire to erupt in his kitchen. ...

By Marian Dennis mdennis@21st-centurymedia.com @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

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    Methacton School Board votes to close Audubon Elementary School

    LOWER PROVIDENCE >> The Methacton School Board voted 6-3 Tuesday to close Audubon Elementary School, effective July 1, during a meeting at Arcola Intermediate School attended by several hundred concerned residents and school staff.

    By Oscar Gamble ogamble@21st-centurymedia.com @OGamble_TH on Twitter|

  • News

    Calling event a ‘political stunt,’ Costello won’t attend town hall in Phoenixville

    PHOENIXVILLE >> U.S. Congressman Ryan Costello, R-6th Dist., said he won’t attend a town hall meeting at Phoenixville Area High School this weekend — an event that has become controversial.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • News

    Woman testifies in WCU frat rape trial

    WEST CHESTER >> She was so excited that her “on-again, off-again” boyfriend had invited her to a “Date Night” party at the West Chester University fraternity that he was pledging for that she called her mother and told her, then went shopping with her for a new black dress to wear that night.

    By Michael P. Rellahan mrellahan@21st-centurymedia.com @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • Business

    Comcast narrows service window to 30 minutes

    In one of the many memorable “Seinfeld” TV show episodes, high-strung next door neighbor Kramer gets into an epic feud with the “cable guy” over the issue of being home for service.

    By Brian McCullough bmccullough@21st-centurymedia.com|

  • Entertainment

    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Celebrate Mardi Gras and much more

    Good times roll XFinity Live: Wear your purple, yellow and green and enjoy live performances by Drop Dead Sexy during Mardi Gras 2017, starting at 9 p.m. Feb. 25. The fun features beads, contests, a $500 cash balloon drop, stilt walkers, hula hoopers and more. The venue is at 1100 Pattison Ave., Philadelphia. See more at www.xfinitylive.com/entertainment/event/10898#sthash.wmj5QYzc.dpuf.

    By Brian Bingaman bbingaman@21st-centurymedia.com @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Food

    FOOD: Fun fare for Fat Tuesday

    Rio celebrates Carnival. New Orleans enjoys Mardi Gras. Venice masquerades. This Fat Tuesday, feel that festive vibe and splurge on some classic carnival food. It’s not just for summer.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Lifestyle

    Glenside business creates prop for Melissa McCarthy’s SNL sketch

    GLENSIDE >> Melissa McCarthy’s portrayal of White House press secretary Sean Spicer, ranting at and physically going after reporters with a podium, is putting a Glenside company that built the attack podium on the map.

    By Linda Finarelli lfinarelli@21st-centurymedia.com @lkfinarelli on Twitter|

  • News

    Wild and Scenic Film Fest slated for Feb. 23-24

    The 10th Annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival, hosted by Trail Creek Outfitters, is set for Thursday and Friday, Feb. 23 & 24 at the Chester County Historical Society in West Chester.

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  • News

    Meehan votes against seeking Trump tax returns

    WASHINGTON >> U.S. Rep Pat Meehan, R-7th Dist., was among 20 Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee who rebuffed an attempt by Democrats to get a look at President Donald Trump’s tax returns.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • Business

    Beer at Wawa: Is Pa. brewing a new booze strategy?

    CONCORD >> Even as Wawa opened a newly renovated store near the border of Pennsylvania and Delaware last week, the road to allow six-packs sold in the store was years-long as parts of the liquor law begin to change.

    By Kathleen E. Carey kcarey@21st-centurymedia.com|

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